CMB Trainee Cordelia Weiss (Winkler Lab, UMD MOCB) presented her work on how "Bacillus subtilis subpopulations exhibit significant differences in levels of cyclic di-GMP" at the NYBIG (New York Bacillus Interest Group) Meeting on June 3, 2016 at the NYU Center for Genomics & Systems Biology in New York, NY.
CMB Trainee Laramie Pence (Telugu Lab, MOCB) presented her research at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI) in March 2016 in Montreal, QC. Her poster, entitled "Gestational Hypoxia Increases Trophoblast Proliferation & Inhibits Remodeling of Maternal Spiral Arteries in Guinea Pig Placenta" earned her the Best New Investigator Poster Award for SRI.
Congratulations to My Le (Simon Lab, UMD MOCB) for successfully defending her graduate dissertation entitled "Structural Analysis of Ribosome Binding Elements of the 3’ UTR in Two Positive-Strand Plant RNA Viruses." Best wishes to Dr. Le as she continues her career!
Congratulations to Faith Kung (Pal Lab, UMD Veterinary Medicine) for successfully defending her graduate dissertation entitled "Characterization of Borrelia burgdorferi Gene Product BBD18 for its Role(s) in Pathogen Biology and Infectivity." Best wishes to Dr. Kung in her post-doctoral position in Dr. Leslie Pick's lab in the University of Maryland Department of Entomology!